THE 12 MILES SOUTH COALITION IS A GROUP OF CONCERNED ORGANIZATION AND INDIVIDUALS DEDICATED TO PROTECTING THE MISSISSIPPI COAST AND BARRIER ISLANDS FROM OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND DRILLING THAT WILL NEGATIVELY IMPACT THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES


Use this website as a tool to explore the history of proposed offshore drilling in Mississippi. Included here are resources from 2005, when drilling was first proposed and defeated, as well as current resources regarding the state's 2011-present attempt to bring drilling to the Mississippi Coast.

12 MILES SOUTH COALITION

Protecting the Mississippi Coast and Barrier Islands

from Inappropriate Oil and Gas Exploration and Drilling

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​Fort Massachusetts, Ship Island, Mississippi

Rigs off the shore of Dauphin Island, Alabama

Rigs off the shore of Dauphin Island, Alabama at night.